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Prescription for Saving (Costs: Internet Shopping) #846794

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 07, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The second report in the CBS series "Prescription for Saving" introduced.

(Richmond, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The explosion of medical information on the Internet examined; examples cited of comparison shopping for medical cost information on Websites like HealthGrades. [Heart surgery patient Gary GARCIA††- says he is shopping for a surgeon online.] [HealthGrades vice president Sarah LOUGHRAN††- says consumers need more information.] [Shopping for ovarian cancer surgery, Patty SANDEKIAN††- talks about her hospital's position on price.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) Tomorrow's segment previewed.

Couric, Katie;
Andrews, Wyatt

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